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Sustainable Investment News Briefing: VC Funding Pours into Battery Storage Companies; Vertical Farms Raise Cash; Shell-backed Solar Developer Raises $200M for Asian Expansion; Distributed Generation Gains Interest From Institutional Investors

August 12, 2019

We track major developments within the energy storage and vertical farming sectors, as well as update a range of fundraising activity, policy developments and new investments across...

Green Bonds Draw Growing Interest from Major Institutional Investors

July 5, 2019

Institutional investors are ramping up their interest in green bonds, according to an analysis of recent investment activity and mandates awarded by pension funds, endowments and other...

Asia Sustainable Finance Briefing: China’s Battery Storage and Hydrogen Efforts Get Big Boosts

June 28, 2019

New $1Bil Clean Energy Fund; Goldman-Backed Green Energy Co. in India Scraps IPO; Shanghai Joins Hydrogen-Fuel Vehicle Push; China Remains ‘Most Attractive’ Market for Renewables;...

Energy Impact Partners’ CEO on its $681M Fund, Top Investment Themes & Attracting Project Financing

May 10, 2019

EIP CEO Hans Kobler discusses where it’s deploying capital, working with energy corporates, what big U.S. pensions are seeking and why banks are now financing cleantech projects.

Green Shoots Crop Up for Investor Interest in Sustainable Food & Ag Funds

March 21, 2019

Investors of all flavors — from big institutions to family offices and other high-net-worth investors — are showing signs that the sector could be poised for take-off in the near...

Big Institutional Investors Moving Quickly Away from Carbon, See Growing Risks from Climate Change

November 8, 2018

A growing number of institutional investors are taking big steps to reduce their exposure to carbon emissions and are redirecting their capital into sustainable investments including...

Dire Warnings of Massive Disruption Spur Green Financing & Fundraising Activity

November 4, 2018

The growing realization regarding the risks of climate change is driving new investment activity, corporate commitments, and new sustainable investment funds being offered to institutional...

Fund Managers Develop Products to Help Reinvest Fossil Fuel Assets

September 21, 2018

The trend of pensions, endowment and other institutional investors divesting some or all of their fossil fuel holdings is already well underway and is creating opportunities for asset...

The Divestment Debate: Why Investors Are Dumping Fossil Fuels (or not)

September 6, 2018

As the climate continues to heat up, and as the federal government drags its feet on providing climate leadership, activists are putting increasing pressure on pension funds, university...

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